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Technology and scientific advancements of 1920's
Transcript of Technology and scientific advancements of 1920's
Technological advancements/discoveries in personal care /house hold commodities
Technological achievements in communications Discoveries made in the field of Bio Medical Engineering & Physical sciences In 1921, two researchers from Canada, Frederick Grant Banting and Charles Herbert Best discovered insulin The discovery of Insulin 1921 Albert Einstein is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics (1921) Vitamin E (1922) In 1922, two American scientists, Dr. Herbert McLean Evans and K.S. Bishop discovered vitamin E Tutankhamen's Tomb is Found (1922) Innovations in Immunization (1923) Clarence Birdseye and Frozen Food (1925) John Baird Introduces His Television (1926) Technological Advancements in Communications Penicillin is Discovered (1928) The public is able to hear radio broadcasting for the first time (1920) Kodak introduces 16mm color film (1929) The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) is Created (1922) In England by Alexander Fleming
Today's most commonly used antibiotic 1927 Video Phone (USA) Aerosol Sprays ----- 1926 Norway by Erik Rotheim Handheld Hair Dryer ----- 1920 USA by Hamilton Beach Co.
Vacuum Tube Hearing Aid ----- 1921 USA by Earl Hanson Iron Lung - 1928 USA by Philip Drinker
Quartz Clock ----- 1927 USA by Warren Marrison
Adhesive Bandages ----- 1920 USA by Earle Dickson Electric Razor ----- 1927 USA by Jacob Schick House/personal care inventions Work Cited Photograph. On This Day: King Tut’s Tomb Unsealed.
Associated Press, 16 Feb. 2011. Web. 10 Mar. 2012. <http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/on-this- day/Feb/On-this-Day--King-Tut-s-Tomb-is-Unsealed.html>. <http://www.alberteinstein.info/gallery/personal_life.html>. <http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/charles-best>. The first modern and practical respirator
Nicknamed the "iron lung"
Invented by Harvard medical researchers Philip Drinker and Louis Agassiz Shaw in 1927 unknown, Unknown. Iron Lung . N.d. Archives of the City of Kingsport, City of Kingsport. Digital Kingsport: Photograph Collections. Web. 19 Feb. 2012. Liquid Fuel Rocket 1926 USA -Robert Goddard Associated Press The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Photograph. Einstein Archives. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 17 Apr. 2012. Web. 19 Apr. 2012. Photograph. Charles Best. Dominion Institute. Web. 8 Jan. 2012. Dominion Institute Why is The Roaring Twenties so Fabulous ? The many contributions made in the 1920s have greatly influenced how we , as members of the 21st century conduct ourselves in a predominantly technology oriented society
The discoveries made in bio-technology,household commodities and communications have simplified human life
Have promoted human growth and potential
Provided fuel for complex discoveries & economic growth
Making the treatment of Diabetes possible ! Mankinds understanding of the minature world of atomic and sub-atomic particles opened the door to future development of new forms of power and weapons. Why are these forms of scientific-technological discoveries so important ? In 1926 Robert Hutchings Goddard became the first person to launch a liquid-fuel rocket
The forerunner of today's giants that have lead to man on the moon and exploratory visits by spacecraft to many of the planets. The new inventions made in the roaring twenties made multiple improvements to existing technology
Technology played a vital part in delivering the economic and cultural good times that most of America enjoyed during the 1920s
Making a great impact on the way people lived (era of happiness & Prosperity)
Giving all beings an opportunity to live a prosperous and much easier life
Giving the undeserving/unworthy the opportunity to mimic a "glamorous lifestyle"
*(The Great Gatsby)
Many developments are the founding steps of the great establishments we have today
eg. Companies like Ford & Kodak
Triggering economic growth and consumerism Clarence Birdseye (1886 - 1956), a naturalist, developed a way of freezing food while maintaining its flavor and nutritional benefits. John Logie Baird (1888 – 1946), a Scottish engineer ,engineered the first working television . Thank you for your time ! Sold over 15 million of them by 1927
Ford's assembly line means of production was the key
The automobile's popularity, and construction of roads and highways — pouring fresh public funds into the economy — brought tremendous economic prosperity during the roaring twenties Henry Ford -1927 - Model T The radio found its way into virtually every home in America. Following the first public station, KDKA, in Pittsburgh, thousands more went on the air across the country
Radio became a national pastime; many listeners would gather in their living rooms to tune in sports, concerts, sermons, and news Diphtheria became better controlled in 1923 by newly introduced immunization. Largest & oldest broadcaster
Obtain an excellent reputation America had survived a deadly worldwide influenza epidemic (1918).